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Accounts Payable Specialist - 999597

Apply Now Job Number: 497007
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Budgeting, Auditing, Risk Management, & Payroll

About Us:

We are excited that you are considering joining Nova Southeastern University!

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was founded in 1964, and is a not-for-profit, independent university with a reputation for academic excellence and innovation. Nova Southeastern University offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including tuition waiver, retirement plan, excellent medical and dental plans and much more. NSU cares about the health, welfare and its students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors and is a tobacco-free university.

We appreciate your support in making NSU the preeminent place to live, work, study and grow. Thank you for your interest in a career with Nova Southeastern University.

NSU considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Job Title: Accounts Payable Specialist - 999597
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis: Hourly  
Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Processes, tracks, and maintains records on revenue and/or payables to ensure accurate revenue recognition or payment reporting.

2. Audits data and corrects discrepancies to ensure payments comply with NSU expense policies and Federal regulations.

3. Responds to internal and external inquiries and resolves routine problems in a thorough and timely manner to ensure information is communicated clearly, accurately, and in a timely manner.

4. Assists coworkers on leave in completing work assignments to ensure all transactions are processed in a timely manner.

5. Performs other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions: On occasional basis, travel to other offices or an off-campus site for meetings and conferences.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Intermediate knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook), automated office equipment, and office practices and procedures (e.g., filing, answering telephones, receptionist duties, and supply/equipment ordering).

2. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

3. Excellent customer service and communication skills.

4. Proactive, punctual and reliable.

5. Data entry skills.

6. Ability to handle a high volume of transactions.

7. Detail Oriented.

8. Maintain strict confidentiality of department and University information gained/exposed in the course of fulfilling job duties and responsibilities.


1. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

2. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels.

3. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.

4. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils and computer keyboards.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: Minimum two (2) years of experience in accounting or related field.


Associate's degree in a related field.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Associate's Degree and minimum one (1) year of experience in accounting or related field.

2. Working knowledge of Banner and Ariba.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:  
Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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